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In the Ultra experience, most tools appear in these areas:

  • Base navigation, such as Profile, Activity Stream, Calendar, Messages, and Grades
  • Tools page in the base navigation
  • Inside a course
    • In the Ultra Course View, tools are always available to instructors, such as rubrics, gradebook, assignments, tests, documents, profile, messages, and the roster.

Tools page in the base navigation

When users select any link from the list, they see a global view across all their courses. They can access the global calendar that captures due dates in all their courses and the grades page that shows all their grading tasks organized by course. No need to navigate to each course to see what's ready for grading.

Other global Blackboard tools are available on the Tools page, such as the Content Collection, Goals, Enterprise Surveys, and Portfolios.

Users only see the tools they have access to.

In the next section, use the links to learn about the other tools your users can access in the Original and Ultra Course Views, and from the base navigation.